Monthly archives: September, 2013

Vettel storms to Singapore GP victory over Alonso

Vettel dominated the Singapore Grand Prix to edge ever closer to a fourth consecutive title. The Red Bull driver leads Fernando Alonso of Ferrari, who finished second, by 60 points with only 150 still available in the remaining six races. Lotus’s Kimi Raikkonen was third from Mercedes drivers Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton. Red Bull’s…



Can title leader Vettel light up the streets and make it three wins in a row?

With the first 12 grands prix spread over six months now over, let the end-of-season slog begin as the campaign concludes with seven flyaway races in 10 just weekends. But what a way to start the ball rolling as without doubt Singapore is the most spectacular race on the calendar given it is the only…



Webber excited for fresh challenge after F1, regrets decision not to join Renault in 2005

‘I turned it down unfortunately, that’s the way it goes. It wasn’t the best decision in the end.’ Anyone who has been watching Formula One in recent years, wouldn’t be surprised if the above quote from Mark Webber was a reference to having an opportunity to get his hands around the neck of Sebastian Vettel….



Raikkonen says move to Ferrari purely for money

Kimi Raikkonen has offered a blunt reason for his move away from Lotus to Ferrari. ‘The reasons why I left are purely on the money side and I haven’t got my salary. It’s unfortunate,’ said the Finn. Raikonnen’s return to the Italian team was announced last week, in a deal thought to be worth around…



Monza – Vettel leads commanding Red Bull 1-2 in Italy

Ferrari longed to start at the front of the grid for their home race in Italy, but the Red Bulls of Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber proved unstoppable in qualifying at Monza on Saturday. And just to rub salt in the wound for the Scuderia, championship-contender Fernando Alonso won’t even start third on the grid……



Nissan & Mercedes Await Fuel Parity Decision

The clock is ticking on a decision whether the Nissan and Mercedes teams will be allowed to run the E70 ethanol fuel for the endurance races. Both teams ran the blend as a trial at Winton recently after gaining tacit approval by the entire V8 Supercars grid. However disharmony among the teams remains following the…



Daniel Ricciardo confirmed as Red Bull’s replacement for Mark Webber

Australian Daniel Ricciardo was on Monday named as Mark Webber’s successor alongside triple world champion Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull in 2014. The 24-year-old Torro Rosso driver won the race for the coveted drive ahead of former world champion Kimi Raikkonen, with talks between the Finn and Red Bull ending last month. Red Bull team…